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Medical Assistant I- Polyclinic Medical Center

Company: UPMC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

**Description*****Sign-on Bonus Eligible***Medical Assistant will assist physicians with various aspects of patient care (including clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks) ensuring patient satisfaction.**Responsibilities:**+ Check schedules and organizing patient flow. Accompany patients to exam/procedure room.+ Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.+ Collect patient information/history; taking vitals, performing screenings per provider guidelines. Relay instructions to patients/families.+ Send/receive patient medical records in accordance with Health Insurance.+ Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal regulations.+ Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.+ Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control.+ Clean according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records.+ Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.+ Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).+ Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.+ Comply with all UPMC Health System policies and procedures.+ Perform phlebotomy, EKG's, and level one labs.+ Perform clinic procedures according to policy and procedure.+ Assist physicians with procedures.+ Document patient information into the medical record.+ Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.+ Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.+ Complete forms/requisitions as needed.+ Schedule appointments.+ Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics. P+ repare and managing charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately.+ Other front office responsibilities, as required.**Qualifications**+ High school diploma or equivalent is required.+ Successful completion of Medical Assistant program preferred or equivalent hospital program or minimum of one year of direct patient care experience.+ Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology, examination, diagnostic and treatment room responsibilities.4_Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the Medical Assistant Career Ladder, based on their individual experience and education._**Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:**CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireClearances must be dated within 90 days+ Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)+ Act 33 with renewal+ Act 34 with renewal+ Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal+ **UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran**REQNUMBER: 072684292

Keywords: UPMC, Harrisburg , Medical Assistant I- Polyclinic Medical Center, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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